Bachelor of ArtsEducation: Secondary Ed. Mathematics (5-12)

Program Overview

Majoring in Secondary Mathematics Education (Grades 5-12) involves study of the methods and practice of teaching mathematics. Through this education major students will learn a variety of methods to teach mathematics and get plenty of field experience in schools where they will have the opportunity to first observe these methods and then put this methods intopractice. This major is coupled with a major in mathematics to give prospective teachers a
strong mathematical foundation and enable them to become confident middle school or high school math teachers and lifelong learners.

Students who complete this dual major are eligible to apply to the Minnesota Department of Education for a teaching credential in mathematics (grades 5 through 12). Passage of standardized examinations of content and pedagogy are also required. This major is completed in conjunction with a BA in mathematics degree.

Required Courses

View Education: Secondary Ed. Mathematics (5-12) required courses on our academic catalog website.

Career Potential

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  • Public Middle School Math Teacher
  • Private Middle School Math Teacher
  • Private High School Math Teacher
  • Public High School Math Teacher